Blessed Jean Mopinot – Feast Day – May 21

Today is Friday, February 3, 2023

Blessed Jean Mopinot, also known as Brother Léon, was a Brother of the Christian Schools. He was born on December 12 1724 in Rheims, Ardennes, France and died as a martyr on May 21 1794 aboard the prison ship Deux-Associés, in Rochefort, Charente-Maritime, France during the anti Catholic persecutions of the French Revolution. He is one of the Martyrs of the Hulks of Rochefort. We celebrate his feast day on May 21 every year in the Catholic Church.

The Memorial of Bl. Jean Mopinot – Feast Day

Blessed Jean Mopinot Biography

Date of Birth December 12 1724
Country/Place of Birth Rheims, Ardennes, France
Matrimony/Holy Orders Religious brother
Place of Work France
Date of Death May 21 1794
Place of Death Aboard the prison ship Deux-Associés, in Rochefort, Charente-Maritime, France
Feast Day May 21
Beatification Beatified by Pope John Paul II on October 1 1995
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Blessed’s Biography

Bl Jean Mopinot was a member of the Brothers of the Christian Schools, and on January 14, 1744, he joined the Novitiate.

Jean was held captive aboard the prison ship Deux-Associés, in Rochefort, Charente-Maritime, and left to die during the anti–Catholic persecutions of the French Revolution.

Blessed Jean Mopinot
Bl Jean Mopinot

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